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Mayfair`s Smallest Luxury Studio Flat. Pad converts from Cocktail Bar into Chic Home At just 30 square metres (323 sqft) in size the fourth floor studio flat at 92 Mount Street is one of the smallest homes ever released onto the Mayfair market. Cleverly designed with cocktail bar/night-club style interiors, the micro-pad can transform from a mini-bar/private club into a cosy home. The size of a cloakroom or bathroom, an …Read More

The Artist` s House

Wetherell are currently marketing a rare Grade II listed Georgian five bedroom house providing 3,321 sqft of living space at 36 South Street in the heart of Mayfair, dubbed the “artist’s house”, because over the decades various occupants have been notable artists and artisans. Picturesque and rich in character, the rear of the house opens onto a beautiful 0.25 acre “secret garden”, a hidden tranquil, green and leafy oasis in …Read More

SITS – Final Week 2014

Wetherell are proud to sponsor the return to Grosvenor Square for the third year of Summer in the Square., Transforming London’s second largest garden square into an urban retreat providing a programme of music, theatre, art and other entertainment from 3 – 20 July. The event will be filled with an incredible line-up of entertainment. 18 days of free music, theatre and fun for the entire family to enjoy – …Read More

Unique Balfour Place Apartment Building for Sale

Wetherell is pleased to provide details of No.7 Balfour Place in Mayfair, a magnificent Grade II listed property, originally built in 1892-4 as a single 13,091 sqft (1,216 sqm) residence, which is for sale for £45 million and could be converted into one of London’s most magnificent new mansions. No.7 Balfour Place was designed in 1891 by Eustace Balfour (1854-1911) – the Grosvenor Estate’s Chief Surveyor and Architect – and …Read More

Peter Wetherell, FRICS

Peter Wetherell, Chief Executive of leading Mayfair estate agent Wetherell, has been made an Eminent Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), as a reflection of outstanding individual achievement, success and expertise within the surveying profession. The Fellowship was awarded to Peter Wetherell at a ceremony by Michael Newey FRICS, President of the RICS, at the Institute’s headquarters at 12 Great George Street overlooking Parliament Square. “The RICS …Read More

Indian Buyers & Developers £1 Billion plus Move on Mayfair

UHNW Indian property purchasers, investors and developers are now the rising stars in the Mayfair property market; purchasing over £1 billion+ of luxury homes, estates, hotels and leisure outlets in the last 12-18 months, forming an integral role in the future of London’s most high profile address, report Mayfair estate agent Wetherell. Wetherell reveal that Indian purchasers are now the largest group of overseas buyers in Mayfair, comprising 25% of …Read More

What`s the value of a view & an ultra-prime location?

So what`s the value of a view, and an ultra-prime location? Answer: £17.5 million, which is for a magnificent five bedroom lateral apartment located above the famous Wolseley Restaurant. Located in St James’s, one of the capital’s most sought after addresses, the apartment overlooks Arlington Street and Piccadilly and is directly adjacent to the world famous Ritz Hotel, with the double drawing room offering views directly onto the hotel. With …Read More

How did Mayfair become London`s most desirable area?

Had the game of Monopoly been invented in the 17th century, the most valuable square on the board would not have been Mayfair. Back then, there weren’t many blue plaques on its walls. Mind you, there weren’t that many walls, either. Today, this may be the home of Britain’s most expensive property, but circa 1675, this was a nondescript patch of open ground made muddy and boggy by the River …Read More

The Story of Mayfair – VIP Launch Party

Thursday 1st May 2014, saw the long awaited launch of Peter Wetherell`s book “The Story of Mayfair: From 1664 onward”.  The  new book co-authored by Peter Wetherell, Erik Brown and Oliver Bradbury which looks at the social, financial and physical development of Mayfair, one of the world’s most famous addresses over 350 years, with a fascinating final chapter reviewing the potential future of Mayfair up to 2030. Held at the historic …Read More

The Story of Mayfair : 2014 to 2030 – The Future

There is now a huge residential development pipeline of over 400 new homes, worth over £840 million, which will be built in Mayfair over the next 5 – 15 years. Already values have exceeded £5,000 per sqft and within the next 5 – 10 years Wetherell calculate that residential property values will reach £10,000 per sqft. Already the entry level price for the smallest Mayfair home is now £1 million. …Read More